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Philippines 2007 (Part I): Angles - San Fernando - Baguio - Banaue
This trip brought us to Mt Pinatubo (for volcano), San Fernando (for Crucifixion), Baguio, and Banaue (for rice terraces). Did two trekkings and spent lots of time on the road. [Canon 1D/30D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS ]

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Philippines 2007 (Part II): Crucifixion at Angles & San Fernando
An eye-opening ceremony on the Good Friday. Not for the faint heart! (Warning: do not enter if you are not confortable with blood scenes!) [Canon 1D/30D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS ]

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China 2007: Plum blossoms in Nanjing
Beaufitul plum blossoms in Nanjing, China. [Canon 1D + 70-200/2.8L IS + 500D Macro filter]

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Laos 2006: Vientiane - Vang Vieng - Luang Probang - Luang Nam Tha - Muang Sing - Huay Xai
This trip rewarded me fewer photos but more experience. We spent a lot of time on buses planning our next destination. Really fun! [Canon 1D/10D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Thailand 2006: Bangkok & Chiang Rai
A short tour in Bangkok and Chiang Rai, en route to Laos. Our itinerary looks like this: Bangkok - Nong Khai (overnight train) - - Laos - - Chiang Kong (bus) - Chiang Rai (flight) - Bangkok. [Canon 1D/10D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Myanmar 2006: Yangon, Bagan, Inle Lake
Continuing my exploration of the SEA, this trip brought us to many historical sites in Myanmar dated back to the 11~13th centuries. [Canon 1D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Bali - Indonesia 2006
Besides enjoying sunshine on the beaches, we set a higher priority in exploring the tradition and culture of this over-commercialized island.[Canon 10D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Sapa - Hanoi - Halong Bay, Vietnam 2006
The Northern part of Vietnam offers fantastic photography opportunities. Sapa and Halong Bay are among the two best places for visiting. It is also fun to explore Hanoi in the old quarter. [Canon 1D + 10D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Siem Reap, Cambodia 2006
A three-day trip to this spectacular world heritage site. Siem Reap, famous for the Angkor Wat, stunned us with both man-made and nature wonders.[Canon 1D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Penang & Ipoh, Malaysia 2005
Penang and Ipoh are located in the northern part of West Malaysia. The best way to explore these two cities are by foot. Many interesting buildings and nice food. [Canon A70]

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Hong Kong & Macau 2005
A short trip in Hong Kong and Macau. So many places to go, so little time ... [Canon 1D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Sichuan, China 2005 - Grand Budda & Mt. Emei
Spent two days in visiting Grand Budda and Mt. Emei, Sichuan China, after our Tibet trip. Some highlights include grand budda, temples, monkeys, and the nice view on Mt. Emei. [Canon 1D + 16-35/2.8L + 24-70/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Tibet, China 2005 (Part 5/5) - Ganden & Tsedang
The southeastern Tibet is a majestic and mysterious highland area where is not only known for its spectacular landscape, but also has an ancient history and esoteric religious tradition which have made local culture all the more fascinating and awe-inspiring. [Canon 1D + 16-35/2.8L + 24-70/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS + Polarizer]

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Tibet, China 2005 (Part 4/5) - Horse Race
[Quoted] During the month of August over 10,000 people will cross high passes of more than 4000 m (13123 ft) by foot, horse and jeep to make their way to Nakchu Racecourse, to run their horses, eat, drink and enjoy themselves during the annual horse festival holiday. This racecourse, at 4500 m(14763 ft), is undoubtedly the highest located racecourse in the world. Crowded along the hillsides are white tents housing monks, pilgrims, nomads, and city dwellers who come from Lhasa and all over Hor, the urban and farming communities of northern Tibet. During this time of festivities and dance, everyone dresses in their finest and most colorful clothing and adorns themselves with chunks of gold and turquoise jewelry. [Canon 1D + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Tibet, China 2005 (Part 3/5) - Everest Base Camp
The journey to Mt. Everest Base Camp was an unforgetable experience. Luckily, we had a clear view of the peak in a late afternoon. This is a great itinerary I'd recommend to all avid travellers. [Canon 1D + 16-35/2.8L + 24-70/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS + Polarizer]

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Tibet, China 2005 (Part 2/5) - Shotun Festival at Drepung and Sera Monasteries
[Quoted] The traditional Shotun opera festival marks the coming of spring and a bountiful harvest. The centrepiece of the cultural and religious event is the brief unveiling of a giant portrait of Buddha beside a monastery outside Lhasa. [Canon 1D + 16-35/2.8L + 24-70/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Tibet, China 2005 (Part 1/5) - Lhasa and Shighatse
This is the first part of my Tibet journey. Photos were taken in Potala Palace and Norbulingka in Lhasa, and Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shighatse. [Canon 1D + 16-35/2.8L + 24-70/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS + Polarizer]

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Chiang Mai, Thailand 2004 (Part 4/4) - The Journey
A collection of some photos taken during the Chiang Mai journey. [Canon 1D + 24-70/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS + Sigma 15/2.8 fisheye]

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Chiang Mai, Thailand 2004 (Part 3/4) - Dance
See what's special here. [Canon 1D + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Chiang Mai, Thailand 2004 (Part 2/4) - Night Bazaar
Fisheye view of the biggest bazaar in the northern Thailand. [Canon 1D + Sigma 15/2.8 fisheye]

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Chiang Mai, Thailand 2004 (Part 1/4) - Temple
Doi Suthrep, one of the most sacred temples in Thailand. [Canon 1D + 24-70/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Kranji War Memorial
Spent one hour at Kranji War Memorial with my friends. Nice weather. [Canon D60 + Sigma 15/2.8 fisheye + 16-35/2.8L + polarizer]

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Nepal (Part 3/3) - The Journey Never Ends
This is the last part of my Nepal trip, but it never ends in my heart. I will be BACK!! [Canon EOS 50 + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS + Epson Perfection 3200 scanner]

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Chitwan National Park, Nepal (Part 2/3)
We spent three days in Chitwan National Park, staying with the native villagers. Many interesting stuff for photography. Pity my D60 stopped working :o( [Canon EOS 50 + 16-35/2.8 + 70-200/2.8L IS, slides and negative films, scanned with Epson Perfection 3200, Canon A70]

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Nepal (Part 1/3)
Nepal is an amazing country which has a variety of interests for various travellers. Besides the wonderful landscape, it's a great place for portraiture too. Nepalese are camera friendly. After the trip we all learnt to say "Namaste" (How are you) and "Photokichine" (Can I take a photo?). [Canon D60 + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS + A70]

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Bangkok Thailand 2003
A short stay in Bankok before my Nepal trip. [Canon D60 + 16-35/2.8L + 70-200/2.8L IS]

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Taman Negara, Malaysia
A three-day trip in Taman Negara (National Park) in the west peninsualr Malaysia. Deep in the rain forest, we sought trees, flowers, rivers, waterfalls, rapids, and wide lifes. Fresh air, great sunshine, and lovely tropical views were everywhere. Also visited some local people, who showed us how to make fire and hunt birds. [Canon D60 + Sigma 20/f1.8 + Sigma 105/2.8 macro, + Sigma 70-200/f2.8]

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Johor Malaysia 2003
Spent one day in Pengerang, Johor Malaysia, and visited some farms as a photography trip. Quite relaxing. [Canon D60 + Sigma 20/1.8 + Sigma 70-200/2.8]

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Sabah Malaysia 2002
Facinated by many legends about east Malaysia, finally, I have made my way to Sabah and enjoyed a great trip there. The most exicint experience was climbing up to the top of the Mountain Kinabalu, the highest land in Southeast Asia. Follow me! [Canon D60 + Sigma 20/1.8 + Sigma 70-200/2.8]

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